T/F When geologists categorize natural resources, they refer to reserves as the known supplies of the natural resource that can be exploited economically under current conditions.
Which is NOT one of the primary components that comprise the Earth System?
Lakes overturn because of changes in density of the different layers of water. density can change because of temperature, but also because of composition of the water. if a lot of carbon dioxide is dissolved into the waters at the bottom of a lake, would it be easier or more difficult for the lake to overturn?
One way we know that the Earth's core is composed of iron and nickel is:
The composition of meteorites, which are made up of iron and nickel
T/F One reason we know the Earth is layered is because earthquake waves bend as they pass through Earth
Which of the following statements concerning the Earth's tectonic plates is NOT true?
There are seven plates, each concisiting of one of the seven continents.
the plates consist of crust and the uppermost mantle
the continental plates are thicker than the oceanic plates
the continental plates are less dense than the oceanic plates